The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
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I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey, Airplane (1980)
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard B. Sheridan
The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Here's Johnny !
Jack Torrance, The Shining (1980)
The dingo took my baby !
Lindy Chamberlain, A Cry In The Dark (1988)
Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.
It's never too late to be what you might have been.
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor.
Norman Vincent Peale
Love is smiling on the inside and out.
We'll always have Paris.
Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
W. Clement Stone
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
From success to failure is one step , from failure to success is a long road.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Tell me your friends, and I'll tell you who you are.
There is no luck except where there is discipline.
If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The book you don't read cant help.
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.
W. Clement Stone
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost , that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Henry David Thoreau
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat. Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
Henry Steele Commager
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Come back to me in dreams, that I may give pulse for pulse, breath for breath. Speak low, lean low, as long ago, my love, how long ago.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
You really can change the world if you care enough.
Marion Wright Edelman
Don't dream it be it.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1973)
Procrastination is opportunities natural assassin.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.
I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
Gordon Gekko, Wall Street (1987)
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people ?
Tanya, Touch Of Evil (1958)
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
I never could have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
This was love at first sight, love everlasting, a feeling unknown, unhoped for, unexpected in so far as it could be a matter of conscious awareness, it took entire possession of him, and he understood, with joyous amazement, that this was for life.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Not many people know it, but the Fuhrer was a terrific dancer.
Franz Liebkind, The Producers Avco (1968)
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.
Hubert Hawkins, The Court Jester (1956)
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
You see, it's never the environment ; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow. quotes
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace and not of war.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
It is not the job of the general to be winning. It is his job to win.
Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.
The doctor should be opaque to his patients, and like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.
Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
I can change. I can live out my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.
Chief John Ross
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been' .
John Greenleaf Whittier
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade ?
There are few people who can manage more than their own business.
The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
You had me at "hello".
Dorothy Boyd, Jerry Maguire (1996)
Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
The heart does not respond to principles and programs, it seeks not efficiency, but passion.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.